Book Marketing: Author Non-Promotion on Goodreads

Wow, tonight I had that feeling of realizing that I had REALLY thought something was a lot more complicated than it was.  Maybe I should back up.  I’ve known for a long time that Goodreads is a great place to meet “book people”, people who LOVE books.  As an author, like most authors, I love [...]

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Publish or Perish. No, no, no…Market or Perish - Part Two

In the previous post, Edward Trayer (a.k.a Billy Bob Buttons) wrote that the best time to consider how you will market the book is before you have written the first word. Today he continues with some specifics to consider and more of his reasoning on why a marketing plan can’t be an after-thought.
I sold thousands [...]

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Publish or Perish. No, no, no…Market or Perish

Guest blog entry by Edward H Trayer
When you plan your ‘Bestseller’ you can do it in one of two ways: write the story you want to read in the bathtub or write the story everybody else wants to read in the bathtub. Occasionally, for example, the wonderful J K Rowling and her Harry Potter books, [...]

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